Kia India registered 18,718 car sales in May 2022: Sonet, Seltos, Carens and Carnival – Times of India

Kia India today announced that it sold a total of 18,718 vehicles in the month of May 2022. With the May 2022 sales performance, Kia India surpassed the domestic sales milestone of 4.5 lakhs, while the Sonet achieved the 1.5 Lakh sales figure since its launch.
The Kia Sonet is the highest contributor with 7,899 unit sales in May 2022. The Seltos stood at second place with 5,953 unit sales last month. The recently-introduced Kia Carens registered a sales of 4,612 units, while the premium MPV Kia Carnival had managed to register 239 unit sales in the month of May 2022.
Additionally, May car sales also include 15 units of the upcoming Kia EV6 that have been dispatched to dealerships as display cars. Kia managed to sell 97,796 units in the first 5 months of CY2022, with a growth of over 19% YTD despite the ongoing semiconductor chip shortage. The company firmly holds its 5th most sold car brand position in India, as per brand claims.
“We are happy to sustain our sales momentum with yet another strong sales performance. We are growing at 19% plus, which is higher than the industry average growth rate, even when supply chain issues are plaguing the entire auto industry. Kia is now a part of 4.5 lakh Indian families, and we have achieved this in a record time, which only testifies the faith of Indian customers in the Kia brand,” says Hardeep Singh Brar, VP and Head of Sales & Marketing of Kia India.
Kia India will be launching its fully electric crossover, EV6 tomorrow in the country. Having won the European Car of the Year, the Kia EV6 bookings have already commenced at selective dealerships across India.

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